Utrecht serves printmakers with an assortment of screen printing supplies, etching supplies, lithograpy supplies, and more.
Utrecht carries a fine selection of screen printing equipment including frames and screens, silk screen printing inks, tools and grounds. Silkscreen supplies are available in complete kits or separately for fine art or graphics applications.
Photo emulsion supplies are available individually or in a kit. The photo emulsion method of screen printing is the most exciting method created. Print fine line drawings, computer generated images, various hand and commercial lettering and photographic half-tone positives.
Also find drawing fluid and screen filler kits! Drawing fluid and screen filler is a technique of creating screen art directly. It allows for a range of painterly and hand-drawn possibilities. Print-ready screens are easy to produce and hold up for longer print runs.
Etching is the process of using strong acid to cut into a metal surface to create a design in in the metal, which is the reproduced with inks and a press. As an intaglio method of printmaking, it is, along with engraving, the most important technique for old master prints, and remains in wide use today. We carry a full assortment of etching tools, grounds, etching pens and etching plates, and inks. Find etching inks from Gamblin and Charbonnel, etching plates and tools from Utrecht and mediums and grounds from Golden, Gamblin & Charbonnel.
Lithography is a method for printing using a stone or metal etching plate with a completely smooth surface. Invented in 1796 by as a cheap method of publishing posters, lithography can be used to print text or artwork onto paper or other suitable material. Utrecht offers Lithographic pencils as well as mediums grounds an varnishes from Charbonnel and Korn's.
Relief printmaking tools for working with or without a press are available for beginning to advanced artists. Schools and professional studios can purchase presses, drop-shipped to your location, ranging from small and basic to full-size models.
Shop traditional mounted and unmounted linoleum blocks for creating linocuts. The lino block printing method is a technique of creating expression with drawing and textural surface design. There is the opportunity for multiple copies of prints. We also carry Utrecht Easy Cut and Speedball Speedy-Carve Blocks, economical alternatives to linoleum. Easy to carve material makes it faster and safer than traditional linoleum, but at the same time allows for fine line carving and detail.